Fitness & Recreation

Physical and Health Education 9 and 10

This course equips students with the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities, students develop knowledge and skills related to movement competence and personal fitness that provide a foundation for active living. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively. Activities during P.E. may include fitness, volleyball, basketball, badminton, softball, soccer, football, minor (lead-up) games, etc.


Girl’s Active Living 10-12

Girl’s Active Living was created as an alternative to the regular co-ed PE program. This course addresses the specific needs and interest of females in physical activity and health. It is designed to develop activities that provide knowledge and promote life-long health and fitness. Students enrolled in Girls’s Active Living will have a choice on how to meet the learning outcomes of the course. Typical activities include yoga, pilates, core workouts, badminton, teambuilding, minor games, aerobics, dance and many others. This course is open to girls in grade 10, 11, and 12.


Active Living 11/12

This course focuses on the development of a personalized approach to healthy, active living. This course requires students to actively participate in a variety of sport and recreational activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will experience activities that include: team games, individual sports, and minor games that all emphasize recreational participation. Regular fitness activities will also be included. This allows for a differentiated program that is tailored to student interest and skills.  It will also provide students with opportunities to refine previously learned athletic skills and reinforce the attitudes/strategies learned in PE 9/10. * i.e. co-operation, teamwork, good sportsmanship, leadership, respect for individual differences, interpersonal relationships.


Fitness and Conditioning 11/12

Fitness & Conditioning 11/12 is a course that will focus will be on supporting and encouraging students to follow a healthy, active lifestyle path.  Individual students will design and implement their training plans, and are expected to monitor and assess the effectiveness of their plans in relation to personal goals.  Students will explore current trends and research in fitness including strength training, core training and flexibility, CrossFit, and sport-specific training.  Basic anatomy and physiology will be covered, and proper technique and safety will be emphasized.

Physical Education 11/12 Certified – Mark based on both trimesters.

Course fee required – fees will vary

These certifications look great on a resume and have created both job and career opportunities for some students.  Certified PE has a course fee; a payment plan is available.



Certified PE A Fees

due to school discount

Red Cross Standard First Aid $35.00 Regular class at  CHSS $85.00
Rock Climbing $20.00 3 hours Civic Center $25.00
Skating $2.50 Arena
Yoga $5.00 CHSS guest instructor
TOTAL $62.50
Other Activities: Reason for COST
Hiking, outdoor activities in various settings & survival shelters Volunteer Drivers Needed
Community Recreation/Leadership Elementary School
Skiing/Snowboarding $45.00 Depending on needs: lift pass and/or rentals


Prerequisite PE 11/12 CERTIFIED PE A


Certified PE B Fees

due to school discount

Anatomy & Physiology n/a Regular class at  CHSS
Sport MedBC First Aid and Athletic Taping 1 & 2 $35.00 Regular class at  CHSS $190.00
Royal Lifesaving Bronze Star $84.00 14 classes at EMAC $22.00
TOTAL $119.00
Other Activities: Reason for COST
Kayak Safety $10.00 EMAC rental
Kayaking $20.00 If needing to rent Kayak
Camping ? Personal food and Group supplies


 Basketball Academy 10-12

This course comprises a sport-specific program designed to enable student athletes to pursue personal excellence in the sport of basketball.  It will address the athletic and cognitive needs of students interested in learning about the sport of Basketball.  Training, under the supervision of a qualified teacher-coach, provides students with an outstanding opportunity for accelerated technical development as well as “upper level” cognitive understanding of concepts pertinent to the game.  Basketball promotes physical activity, supports health-related learning, provides leadership opportunities within our community, and enhances students’ physical and emotional well-being.

Hockey Academy 10-12

Pacific Rim Hockey Academy and Charles Hays Secondary School have developed a program and curriculum that provides students the opportunity to balance their educational requirements while developing their hockey skills. This program is available for students in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12. PRHA provides personalized instruction that educates and develops students in both the physical and mental aspects required to excel in hockey. Students are tested both on and off the ice monitoring their individual improvements.